MOSCOW A Russian serviceman has been killed in Syria by a self-detonating bomb, the TASS news agency reported on Friday, citing the Russian defence ministry.
The ministry said in a statement cited by TASS that the serviceman had been killed near Aleppo when a bomb exploded near a convoy, bringing food and water for local inhabitants, that was being escorted by the Russian military.
(Reporting By Jason Bush; Editing by Chris Reese)
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Updated Date: Jul 23, 2016 02:50:09 IST